Special Topics Courses in Religious Studies for Spring 2015

This spring quarter, Religious Studies is offering five “Topics in Religious Studies”. Below are the course numbers and titles with downloadable course flyers:

  • RGST 190JA/FEMST 185EG Politics of Veiling in Modern Egypt (pdf)
  • RGST 190VM – Gods, Minds & Bodies (pdf)
  • RGST 190NF – World Making: Religious, Fictional and Virtual (pdf)
  • RGST 190JD – Jewish Dream Interpretation from the Bible to Freud (pdf)
  • RGST 190IEVocabularies of Islamic Ethics (pdf)
  • RGST 190TC – God, Death, Love: On Seeing and Believing in Mystical Theology and Continental Philosophy (pdf) *(posted 3/10/2015)

Capps Center hosts Sandra Day O’Connor

Wade Clark Roof, Director of Capps Center, hosted Sandra Day O’Connor’s appearance at UCSB on May 10, 2014. Moderating a question-and-answer conversation that followed the retired Associate Justice’s speech, Roof commended her commitment to improving civics education in the digital age. More details are in the story.